205 – The Physician (2013)

spacetime coordinates: 11th-century England >  Persia

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The Physician (German: Der Medicus) is a 2013 German adventure film based on the novel of the same name by Noah GordonThe film focuses on an orphan from an 11th-century English town whose mother died of a mysterious illness. The boy vows to study medicine and decides to travel to Persia.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2101473/

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058 – Alexander (2004)

spacetime coordinates: 4th century BC Macedonia // India // Babylon // Arabia // Persian Empire // Battle of Gaugamela // Battle of Hydaspes

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Alexander is a 2004 epic historical drama film based on the life of Alexander the Great. It was directed by Oliver Stone, with Colin Farrell in the title role. The film was an original screenplay based in part on the book Alexander the Great, written in the 1970s by the University of Oxford historian Robin Lane Fox.

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…but what does it all mean, when there is no one left to remember…
…the great cavalry charge at Gaugamela… or the mountains of the Hindu Kush
…when we crossed a 100,000-man army into India…
What do they know of the world, these schoolboys?